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Accident, Serious Injury or Illness

Definition:

Emergency where one may be sick or injured. Immediate concern is to aid the sick or injured employee.

Steps of Action:

  1. Ask the victim if he/she is OK; check for breathing.
  2. Get someone to call 911 for help.
  3. Provide first aid/CPR, if trained and if needed. Stay with the victim until emergency response personnel arrive.
  4. Contact family members.
  5. Inform Assistant Dean's Office and departmental REI Coordinator.
  6. Complete accident report form and file in office, if appropriate.